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UK: Restaurant at heart of alleged Skripal poisoning reopens02:55

UK: Restaurant at heart of alleged Skripal poisoning reopens

United Kingdom, Salisbury
November 6, 2018 at 18:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Italian Zizzi restaurant in Salisbury, reopened on Tuesday following a lengthy closure to facilitate decontamination after it was shutdown during investigations into the alleged novichok poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

Traces of the nerve agent were discovered in the Italian chain restaurant, where the pair had eaten before becoming sick.

Locals were invited for a free meal at the restaurant on the first day of its reopening, with donations being collected for charity. One former patron of the establishment said that he'd have "no concerns" eating there again.

UK: Restaurant at heart of alleged Skripal poisoning reopens02:55
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The Italian Zizzi restaurant in Salisbury, reopened on Tuesday following a lengthy closure to facilitate decontamination after it was shutdown during investigations into the alleged novichok poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

Traces of the nerve agent were discovered in the Italian chain restaurant, where the pair had eaten before becoming sick.

Locals were invited for a free meal at the restaurant on the first day of its reopening, with donations being collected for charity. One former patron of the establishment said that he'd have "no concerns" eating there again.

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